Happening Now

  • RecycleMania is happening! Learn more about how you can engage in this university-wide campaign to reduce waste here!

  • Leave your mark on campus by painting a mural about water pollution prevention! Submit designs for Scrappy's Storm Drain Artscapes Competition here!  

  • Interested in the UNT Community Garden? Visit their page here.

  • The Pecan Creek Pollinative Prairie at Discovery Park always needs volunteers! Read more about what they do and how to get involved here

  • Have an idea that could make UNT's campus even greener? Submit a proposal for an environmental improvement project and lead UNT into a more sustainable future! Look into the proposal process here

  • Complete 75 hours of environmentally-focused volunteering to receive our Environmental Volunteerism Graduation Cord! Click here for more information and to register today! 

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UNT’s We Mean Green commitment relies on joint engagement and enthusiasm from students, faculty, and staff to integrate sustainability into the culture of our university’s many operations.


The We Mean Green Fund actively solicits environmental sustainability project proposals from members of the UNT community to improve our institution.



Upcoming Events

Plastic Bag Drop-Off - RecycleMania Competition From February 2-March 28, UNT is participation in an international competition among universities to increase recycling and reduce waste. Plastic bags are a notoriously difficult item to recycle.
Feb 2 2020 to Mar 28 2020
By: We Mean Green Fund
Recycling Tours UNT and Denton Recycling Facilities Learn how to recycle right and prevent recycling contamination. Ever wonder what happens to your recycling after it goes into the blue bin?
Feb 21 2020
11:00 AM to 01:30 PM
Meeting spot: Outside on the corner of...
By: We Mean Green Fund
UNT Merch Swap - Donate your clean, gently-used, or new UNT merch to prevent unused items from reaching the landfill and swap them for something fresh! Nothing to swap? You can still attend to make sure all items find a new home!
Feb 26 2020
11:00 AM to 01:00 PM
Union 341
By: We Mean Green Fund

WMGF Department Initiatives

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The UNT Environmental Volunteerism Graduation Cord recognizes students for their outstanding contribution to...
By: We Mean Green Fund
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The We Mean Green Fund Committee recommends the allocation of funds from the student Environmental Service...
By: We Mean Green Fund
WMGF solar trailer on campus
The We Mean Green Fund Committee approved the purchase of a solar-powered generator that provides clean...
By: We Mean Green Fund


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